In this series of three webinars, we will explore some of the most pressing legal issues surrounding the use and exploitation of data, from both a UK and international perspective. We will look at both the immediate data protection concerns (where data constitutes “personal data”) and some of the broader issues raised by the use and exploitation of data (irrespective of whether it is “personal data”), including intellectual property, competition and contractual arrangements. A case study will run through the series of webinars, to illustrate how these issues arise (and can be dealt with) in practice.
In this the first webinar of this series, we will look at whether data can be “owned”, what intellectual property rights exist to protect data and issues which commonly arise in contractual arrangements concerning the use and exploitation of data (irrespective of whether data is “personal data”). We will look at this from a UK and an EU perspective.